Welcome to Heath Elementary School Brookline, Massachusetts
Welcome to the Heath School webpage. Through this site, you will be able to see a calendar of upcoming events, find access to teacher webpages, read updates from our Principal, Carrie Wilson, and much more!
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Spring is beginning to show its presence in and around school! In many ways, the cold weather has helped us remain focused on our academic work, even more than usual! Thank you from the entire staff for a successful MCAS ELA testing period and for the commitment that our children bring to the test each year. We will complete the math sections in May, and therefore reiterate the importance of attendance at school during this time. Review for the exams have been woven naturally into the daily curriculum in the form of reading and processing the questions for such things as the meaning of the question or recognizing the vocabulary words needed to create meaning for the problem that is to be solved.
Congratulations to our many participants in the variety shows this year! The talent was superb and so inclusive of the many ways that our children share and work together with one another to promote global experiences. I still am thinking that we need a faculty/adult version of the show! We are now looking forward to the International Night scheduled for April 14, 2015!
Doors will open for the morning arrival at 7:30 AM and students may enter through the front doors, the side door in the front nearest the multi -purpose room, and the downstairs cafeteria link door nearest the patio.
Keeping safety and security in mind, those who drop off on the Reservoir hill will be asked to walk down our new pathways to the front, or the cafeteria door.
Children who are dropped off in the front of the building should use the front door or door near the multi-purpose/Pre-K room.
Kindergarten families who are traveling to the classroom at 7:50 should enter any of the three designated doors.
Children may wait in the cafeteria, the library (grades 4-8) if they would like to read or work quietly, the computer lab (grades 2-8) if they would like to work on school work, or attend Morning Movement for grades 2-8 once these classes begin in September.
All children arriving before 7:55 (or 7:50 for those in Kindergarten) need to be in one of the above participatory areas until the bell rings.
Bell #1 will ring at 7:55 AM as a signal that students should travel to class; bell #2 at 8:00 AM is the formal beginning to our day.
Just a reminder that we do not have supervision on the outside playground areas before and after school.
Additionally, we remind all visitors to the building to sign in at the office table. Front doors will lock at 8:10 and reopen at 2:20 this year. Please remember that Monday through Thursday we are dismissing at 2:30 PM and Friday at 1:40 PM to provide the weekly teacher collaboration and research time.
_Mission of Heath School
Heath School is an academic and social community comprised of students, faculty, staff and parents. Our school promotes the four cores values of the Brookline Public Schools. These include respect for human differences, high academic achievement, excellence in teaching and collaborative relationships. ...read more
Celebrations Heath is happy to announce that our 2013-2014 Olweus survey results show positive growth on our work to provide a a purposeful community! CORE VALUES We are pleased to announce our new CORE values : Soar High Respect: Take care of yourself and others Participate positively Grow: Take charge of your learning Ask questions Challenge yourself Engage: Be confident Find joy Keep trying